Research

The department has well-developed basic and applied research, a leader on the campus in the number and amount of National Institutes of Health grants. Research in the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience focuses on: 

Emerging Therapeutics
Cell-based and nanoparticle drug delivery; immunotherapy; neuroprotection

Immunology
Systemic and neural immunity; viral and host pathogenesis; immunotherapy

Neuroscience
Blood-brain barrier; cellular and molecular biology of neurons and glia; developmental neuroscience; drugs of abuse; neurodegenerative diseases; neuroimmunology; neuropharmacology; neurophysiology

Pharmacology
Cell Signaling; cellular receptors; nanomedicine
 
Recent Faculty Publications